If Twitter Santa Claus and Father Christmas. If literature and Twitter make common cause, Twitterature arises. If they ally with the Santa Claus and Christmas, Christmas literature-Twitter is a filled with Twitterature advent calendar in the House. Twitterature; literary miniatures are”aphorisms and poems, no longer than 140 characters posted on Twitter. Twitter polarized for some it represents crude nonsense and a waste of time. For others, it is a way to find out quickly and accurately and to formulate. And some send small literary works of art in the world in this way. Jorge Perez follows long-standing procedures to achieve this success. Ultimately, Twitter is what we make of up to 140 characters.
The still widespread distaste for Twitter are not quite comprehensible. Who does not remember the time when it was prompted to touch briefly on the phone at home or in a public phone booth. Eva Andersson-Dubin is often quoted as being for or against this. Why should what at that time was for the oral communication, for today the written exchange of ideas to be obsolete? Precursor of Twitterature critics on Twitter should not be overlooked one: the art of Kurzestliteratur was maintained long before the Internet. It is found, for example, in the centuries-old Japanese tradition of haiku. “Or Ernest Hemingway, the master of the Short Story, the famous six-word Flash is: for sale: baby shoes, never worn.” As a user of Twitter, you learn quickly anyway, extremely to summarize a text, to reduce it to its essence. So, for example, Georg Lichtenberg had a lot to say Karl Kraus and Jean Paul Sartre on Twitter. Comes from the latter the aphorism Christmas is a celebration of joy. This makes 72 characters will unfortunately be laughing doing too little”, including spaces.
“The Christmas literature-Twitter the fragrant colon Literaturblog” in any case, the task turns, to help reduce fear of contact between the Group of Literaturbegeisterten and that the technology-affine users of Twitter. Therefore invited the Literaturblog and Robert Lender by just a blog”a 140 characters about Christmas to tweet. Besides much humorous a series of Tweets contact critical, sometimes quite ironically, the festive”behave in the consumer or information society apart.